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2-Year-Old Addicted To Smoking

In National News on June 8, 2010 at 12:19 pm

This is why we need to keep tight regulations and restrictions on the tobacco industry.

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/37358195/ns/he…_and_parenting/

Benny Wahyudi, a senior official at the Industry Ministry, said the government had initiated a plan to try to limit the number of smokers, including dropping production to 240 billion cigarettes this year, from 245 billion in 2009.

Health Minister Endang Sedyaningsih conceded turning young people off smoking will be difficult in a country where it is perceived as positive because cigarette companies sponsor everything from scholarships to sporting events.

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